358 Object Results

before 1893

Turned cylinder (goblet shape), may have heavier metal in core, seal inscription surrounds image of scales of justice. Inscription: "Court of Compleas, Newport."

A carte de visite depicting Edwin Booth. Printed text reads "EDWIN BOOTH./EAST GRAND CIRCUS PARK,/Detroit." Booth's signature can be seen at bottom left.

A mounted photograph of stone cutters with their tools. Photograph by James Nicholson.

A mounted photograph of stone cutters with their tools (seated in front of a rock wall). Photograph taken by James Nicholson.

August 12 1893

Print engraving from weekly magazine. Summer sketches of Newport including Old Stone Mill, Casino, Cliff Walk, Purgatory Chasm

Black and white photo of men and women at a picnic, July 20, 1893. From the Newport History Journal cover number 215. Back row L-R identified as: Judith Gray, Marion Fish, Daisy Post, Consuelo Vand...

January 4 1893

Four-page record of securities owned by "Mrs. Belmont" (probably Caroline Slidell Perry Belmont, 1829-1892). Handwritten text on on outside page reads: "January 4th 1893/List of Securities on above...

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circa 1893

School notebook owned by Beatrice Stone. The first few pages contain symmetrical drawings followed by a variety of writing and grammar exercises.

circa 1893

Portrait of William Rogers Morgan Children.Two of the sisters are holding hands. The center girl is facing left; the girl on left wearing white dress. A brother is sitting to the right abd wearing ...

A cabinet card depicting William Paul Morris. William has a moustache, and is wearing a coat, a waistcoast, a white collar, and a white necktie.

A hand-colored architectural print depicting the King Block, located on Bellevue Avenue. Image is a print of an original drawing. A caption at top left reads: "Stores on Bellevue Ave.-Newport-R.I.-...

Blue ribbon with gold writing "Roger Williams Lodge No.205 /Order Sons of St. George/ Instituted April 13th, 1886 Newport, RI/ UMC Thompson W.P. President". Gold star, five gold tassles, large velv...

Ivory gavel with silver band around middle of head with inscription; 2 silver rings around either end of head, ornate silver grip on handle. Inscription: "Presented To Melville Bull, Lieutenant Gov...

Miniature of Avis Robinson (1893-1965) profile, right side of face. Woman with short, dark, brown hair, white dress. Background is lilac and cream. Inscribed on back of frame, "Avis W. Robinson 189...

A photograph of the cover of a printed work entitled "In and Around Newport/1893". Text is surrounded by a rope border; an illustration of a rock arch on the Cliff Walk is visible in a medallion at...

A matted photograph of a group of U.S. Navy personnel, most likely aboard the U.S.S. Tennessee (see hat bands). Reverse of photograph reads: "Seaman Gunner's Class/Joseph N. Stanley C.P.O.".

A photograph of two golfers in Newport, taken by Henry O. Havemeyer in 1893.

1892 – 1937

Ledger of watchmaker and jeweler, Otto L. Ruecker. Also included is other information including detailed weather reports for 1928 - 1929. Cover has detached from binding. A letter from Emilie Rueck...

Dish, Eating
1891 – 1959

Irish porcelain heart shaped dish of scalloped and gadrooned sides; clear glaze outside; yellowish-cream glaze inside.

Pitcher, Cream
1891 – 1959

Irish porcelain colorless creamer of pink Tridacna; swelling sides; top edge gently bends inward. Part of a set including: #59.1.1, #59.1.2, and #59.1.3. From Fermanagh, Ireland.

Bowl, Sugar
1891 – 1959

Irish porcelain colorless sugar bowl of pink Tridacna; swelling sides; top edge gently bends inward. Part of a set including: #59.1.1, #59.1.2, and #59.1.3. From Fermanagh, Ireland.

1891 – 1959

Teapot and cover of Basket or Tridacna shell design; edges and handles decorated in pink; spout decorated in pink relief vinelike decoration. Part of a set that includes: #59.1.1, #59.1.2, and #59....

Green velvet hat with gold netting and filgree around the edge. Pearl and jewel accents in the trim with a large white feather on the back. Inside tag states, '26. Place Vendome/Ancienne Maison/Pau...

pump (shoes)
circa 1890 – 1920

Pair of satin and brocade pumps with a brocade bow. Front part of shoe is covered in a pale blue-green satin; mid-section to heel is covered in a brown and blue floral brocade. Shoe has a three-inc...


Cream colored bodice with square neckline. The front is lace with silk that is draped over it in the center with two bows. Sleeves and back are silk. Sleeves have lace trim. Bows on each side befor...

Candid snapshot of Virginia Fair (Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt, Jr.) bathing at Bailey's Beach.

Print, Photographic
circa 1890 – 1939

A black and white photograph of Hugh L. Willoughby seated at a desk. The photograph is torn in two pieces from top to bottom.

Shipping box for bonnet D411A. Natural color, made from wood. Has trademark of J. Chanvinfuen, Emballeus Expediteurs and of WB Crockler, Boston, MA.

A photograph depicting Rosyln (built between 1890-1891), Beacon Hill Road. Image was taken by Clarence Stanhope (d. 1923); road at foreground is bordered by a stone wall, gate, and shrubs. A carria...

Green and black brocade two piece brocade dress. Dress is said to have been owned by Miss. Edith Wetmore (1870-1966), daughter of Governor Wetmore.

A picture of J.K. Sullivan's yacht while in harbor. 

A picture of Zara, a yacht owned by A. Edward Tower, in Brenton Cove.

Sheer muslin skirt decorated with lace inserts, two parallel inserts run from waist to hem and perpendicular to front horizontal inserts. Inserts a sombenation of soutache and bobbin lace.

Shirt, Dress
1890 – 1920

Heavily starched and folded shirt, pinned behind neck to keep folded. Wide pleated front placket with a total of 15 pleats. Narrow button stand with three buttons and holes. Narrow band collar with...

Shirt, Dress
1890 – 1920

White cotton shirt with wide pleated placket front. Total of 14 pleats across chest. Narrow button stand with three buttons and corresponding holes. Narrow band collar with two buttonholes for stud...

Shirt, Dress
1890 – 1920

Pressed and folded white shirt with long placket front. Two buttonholes on each side of placket opening for studs. Band collar with buttonholes at throat and a wooden stud, and buttonhole for a det...

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